Serabit el-Khadim is a major archaeological site in the
Sinai of Egypt where a temple of Hathor was constructed near copper mines that were
operated during the Middle Kingdom
(DYN 12 = 1983 - 1795 BC) and New Kingdom
(DYN 18 through 20 = 1550 - 1075 BC) periods of Egyptian history.
The Egyptian Antiquity Authority has developed pathways and signs at the site,
but it is difficult to reach. The photographs at the website were taken by Ellen Stern in
2000; the slides were and the website was created by Professor
Professor Fuller converted Ellen's slides to digital images and he
intentionally exaggerated the contrast in these webimages to make the glyphs more visible.
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